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are the laws going to be, what are the tax lie bills going to be, and this congress owes it to the american people to tell them. >>eric: congressman, america has always been about hard working people earning, creating jobs, creating opportunity, passing a better life on to the next generation, to their kids, i don't know, at some point maybe you say it is time to man up, go over the fiscal cliff, and see what happens, fix the debt problem and maybe things will be better, maybe 10 or 15 years down the road, but maybe that is the responsible thing to do. >>guest: i was with you until you said the responsible thing to do. when the congress created this sequestration nightmare it wasn't the responsible thing to do. they did it so we would do the responsible thing and that the sequestration, the fiscal cliff the responsible thin wouldn't happen but if we don't get from the american people, if they don't call their congress person, whether they are republican or democrat and tell us to move off the dime and get the job done, we call --. >>eric: what happens in what happens? i tell you what happen
international law. this is purely political decision. it caps 20 years of efforts by the palestinians to reach this point because it will give them an advantage in their negotiations with israel. they will use it to try and achieve that advantage and exceeding the treaties they will then use against israel and try to coax more money out of the u.n. system and the donor community and a variety of other ways. >>neil: you don't buy the argument pushing for statehood that when they have their own country the violence stops? >>guest: i remember 30 years ago in the reagan administration i heard a retired foreign service officer say just give them a piece of ground they can put a flag in and everything will be fine. well, they have ground with flags this them and it is still not resolved. the point is not the boundaries of a palestinian state and where they might be drawn in gaza or the west bank but the issue is what kind of state is going to be on the other side of the boundaries and we know in part in gaza it is a terrorist group named hamas. >>neil: so, we have to deal with the u.n. and we pay th
and if it is done, it it is a bad d. >>guest: i am worried. the so-called fiscal cliff was put in law because it was stuff that would be so unacceptable congress would never let it happen, enormous tax increases, grotesque cuts in spending but here we, it is in the law. congress does nothing which congress is good at doing and go over the cliff and some want to see that happen because then the crisis will generate the kind of bipartisan agreement we need but that is irresponsible. >>neil: it is looking more likely. then who picks up the pieces? >>guest: the country suffers. i don't think anyone gains politically. you know that almost everyone here in both parties will tell you if you talk to them privately, this ends with entitlement reform. not cutting programs like medicare but slowing down the growth in the programs because they are the big drivers of the deficit and raising more out of the revenue, out of the tax system. whether you call iterates or reform over whatever you call it, and each those touches the third rail of the parties, we have to get together and say, basically, we have t
that is not the case. >> i wish the legislature would pay attention to this because they pass laws so if you go over eight hours in a day you get time and a half so if you go over 40 hours you get time and a half and you get a bonus for going the extra mile in america. but it is perversely the opposite with regard to us, we are supposed to hire more people but they are saying, when you hire more people we will make sure you only get 40 cents on the dollar. isn't that crazy? >>neil: i hope director business continues, folks, to do well. a pleasure and an honor to meet both of you. more from this wonderful state where despite all the on tackles they are right about this, it is just beautiful here. beautiful. and fill be beautiful wherever wins that powerball jackpot, i think it is up to half a billion. that's ten minutes of the government right there. like ourender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're committed to offering you tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 lo
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